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If a forest has a variety of tree species, is it better at fighting climate change? A U of A study says yes

Planting trees is often a go-to action for environmental sustainability, but it turns out that it really matters what types of trees you plant — and where.

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Vermont Climate Council’s equity group reflects on accusations of tokenism, barriers to better representation

A subcommittee member led others through an exercise that put a fine point on the demographic makeup of the Climate Council’s Just Transitions subcommittee. It’s charged with protecting Vermont’s most vulnerable communities while Vermont transitions through climate-focused changes.
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LISTEN: Tamara Toles O'Laughlin on reimagining environmental and climate leadership

“People are finding really innovative ways to tell stories.”

Tamara Toles O'Laughlin joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss the Glass Cliff phenomenon, how organizations fail to support diverse leaders, and how we can reimagine environmental leadership.

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Bird genomes hint at survival during climate change

Stopping the decline of global biodiversity is one of society’s most pressing challenges, but we often have a limited understanding of which species are likely to be most sensitive to population declines under environmental pressures such as climate change.

Black scientists on the rise as NOAA steps up recruiting

Black scientists on the rise as NOAA steps up recruiting

Long assailed for its poor record in minority hiring, NOAA in the past 20 months added 82 Black scientists to its workforce, increasing their number by nearly a third.

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Sea Potential works to empower people of color in marine sciences

‘The key is being able to feel comfortable … these spaces need to feel safe.’
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